The business and community landscape of Stornoway was irrevocably changed late in October, when John Norman Macdonald passed away suddenly after a short illness at the age of 71. His final journey...

The name Dr A. W. Wood probably will not mean a great deal to most islanders, but during the 1970s and 1980s he was responsible for directing grant aid totalling £0.5 million to the then embryonic...

The death of Murdina Macleod of Upper Carloway in April this year saw the passing of a way of life now more usually spoken of as past history in the Isle of Lewis. Having turned 106 in January,...

Donald Wilkie, who died recently in the Western Isles Hospital at the age of 84, following a short illness, was a yachtsman who was well-known all around Scotland and beyond. Donald, or ‘Wilkie’ as...

Deirdre Macdonald, formerly of Lewis Street, Stornoway, has died at the age of 92. Her father, Thomas Babington Macaulay (1896-1984) was the son of Donald Macaulay, draper, of 28 North Beach Street...

Tribute by Brian Wilson Norman Macarthur – or Brot, as he was almost universally known – was a man of sharp intellect, robust opinions and fierce loyalties to the causes he supported and the...